Renowned crooner Michael Bolton recently disclosed that he underwent “immediate surgery” to address a brain tumor just before the holidays. The 70-year-old singer shared the news on social media, expressing gratitude for his “incredible medical team” and informing fans that the surgery was a success.
In a heartfelt Facebook post, Bolton revealed he is currently recovering at home, surrounded by the unwavering love and support of his family. Despite the temporary setback, he assured fans that he is dedicated to his recovery over the next few months and, regrettably, will need to take a break from touring during this period.
“While it’s always the hardest thing for me to ever disappoint my fans or postpone a show, have no doubt I am working hard to accelerate my recovery and get back to performing soon,” Bolton wrote.
The two-time Grammy winner had upcoming tour dates scheduled for various locations, including Florida, California, Ohio, Louisiana, and Texas, before embarking on a European tour in the spring.
Bolton acknowledged the difficulty of disappointing fans but expressed gratitude for the overwhelming love and support he has received throughout his career. He assured his followers that their positive messages are uplifting and promised to provide updates on his recovery soon.
Michael Bolton, a prominent figure in the rock music scene since the 1970s, rose to fame in the ’80s and ’90s as a pop singer collaborating with artists such as Cher, Bob Dylan, and Shania Twain. His contributions earned him Grammy Awards for songs like “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You?” and his cover of “When a Man Loves a Woman.”
Beyond his musical career, Bolton is recognized for his philanthropic efforts. In 1993, he established The Michael Bolton Charities, which focuses on supporting women and children who have been victims of poverty, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Bolton has actively participated in various events to advocate for children and victims of domestic violence.